Faculty

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics
Executive Director of the IU National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health
Chief Physician Executive of COE/Med/Peds Outpatient Care Center, Eskenazi Health

Phone: (t) 317.948-3412 (f) 317.948-3352
Email: trohrkir@iu.edu
Address: 550 N. University Blvd., #2001, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Bio

Specialty

Adolescent Medicine and Internal Medicine

Areas of Interest

Research: Education in Adolescent Health
Clinical: Primary Care of Adolescents; Primary Care of the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors; Promoting a Healthy Life Style; Eating Disorders (at the Charis Center for Eating Disorders), Care of the Teen Bariatric Patient

An Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Dr. Rohr completed medical school at Cornell and did her residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland. She is active in national organizations and is on the Board for the American Medical Women's Association and is a writer for the Adolescent Medicine Review Course. Her interest is in keeping people healthy and she provides primary care to patients over the age of 12 and into adulthood. Focusing on healthy behaviors, she works to ensure good health in cancer survivors and children and adults with chronic diseases. Treating Eating Disorders in Adults and Adolescents, she works with the Charis Center for Eating Disorders and in the IU Health Teen Bariatric Surgery program. Frequently a contributor to local and national radio and television programs, she promotes healthy lifestyles! Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber is the Executive Director of the IU National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health and Chief Physician Executive of COE/Med/Peds Outpatient Care Center at Eskenazi Health.

Education

1984 B.A., Chemistry, California State University, Long Beach, CA
1988 M.D., Cornell University Medical College New York, NY
1988-91 Resident Physician in Internal Medicine, Cleveland, OH, University Hospital, CWRU

Honors & Awards

1986 Philip E. Marcus Award for Outstanding Student Involvement, Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity
1994 Outstanding Clinical Attending, Meridia Huron Hospital, House staff in Internal Medicine
1995 Joint Labor-Management Professional Development Award, United University Professions
2000 Outstanding Clinic Attending, Upstate Medical University, House staff in Internal Medicine
2001 Joint Labor-Management Professional Development Award, United University Professor
2001 Faculty Scholar for Excellence in Teaching, Upstate Medical University
2001 Humanism in Medicine Award, Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey
2006 Minority Faculty Development Award, Emory School of Medicine
2007 Outstanding General Medicine Outpatient Teacher of the Year, Emory School of Medicine
2008 Hispanic Physicians Political Leadership AMA-MAC 10/08
2009 Top Advocating, Caring, Teaching, Service Award, Wishard Health Service
2012 Presindent's Award- American Medical Women's Association
2013 Innovations in Medicine Award- American Medical Association
2014 Commitment to Excellence- american Medical Women's Association
2015 Inspirational Physician- Women's Fund of Indiana
2015 Women of Influence Trailblazer- Women of INfluence Marion County
2015 Fellow-American Medical Women's Association
2016 Distinguished Alumni- School of Natural Sciences- CSULB
2016 Laureate Award- ACP Indiana Chapter
2016 Prestigious External Award Recognition
2016 Local Hero Award- American Medical Women's Association

Clinical

Provider Clinics

Teen Care at PCC Wishard
Women’s Health at PCC Wishard
Charis Center for Eating Disorders
Inpatient Adolescent Care
Teen Bariatric Consultation

Contact

Phone: (t) 317.948-3412 (f) 317.948-3352
Email: trohrkir@iu.edu
Address: 550 N. University Blvd., #2001, Indianapolis, IN 46202


Research & Grants

Educational Research and Development Grant: Web Based Approach to Teaching and Learning in Adolescent Medicine
IUSOM PI: Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD
Amount $3500
2004 The Grady Center for Health Disparities
NIH Grant 1 P60 MD000525-01
PI: Otis BRawley, MD
Year One Funding: Grady Adolescent Health Collaborative Research Initiative
Sub-contract PI: Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD
Amount: $30,000.00

Representative Publications

Orenstien M, Patel P, Rohr-Kirchgraber T, Iron Supplements for women and girls AMWA Position statement. 

Orenstien M, Patel P, Rohr-Kirchgraber TCalcium Supplements for Women and Girls AMWA Position statement.

Rohr-Kirchgraber T., "These Muscle Cramps Are Holding Me Back!” A 14-Year-Old Star Basketball Player With Muscle Cramps, Adolesc Med 23 (2012) 307–312

Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Nabhan Z. M.,  New Rash. Adolesc Med 23 (2012) 319–325

Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Multiple Visits for Abdominal Pain, Constipation, and “I need a test for sexually transmitted diseasesAdolesc Med 23 (2012) 313–318

Mattar, S, Rohr-Kirchgraber, T. Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Is it for your child? Indy Child, Sept 2011
Rohr-Kirchgraber T, Welch J. Cause of the doctor shortage: A Rebuttal. Pointing the blame at women physicians strays from reality. Medical Economics July 25, 2011 66, 59
Rohr-Kirchgraber, T, Rouse, M. Eating Disorders, Handbook of Women’s HealthACPOnline, 2009.
Rohr-Kirchgraber, TTinnitus, Decision Making in Medicine.Mushlin & Greene, Elsevier, 2009 pg. 36-38
Rohr-Kirchgraber, TNo Pap Smears Before Age 21, American College of Physicians Governor's Newletter, Indiana Chapter, March 2010.
Rohr-Kirchgraber, T. Let’s Talk About Sex: Be The One Your Child Comes To For Answers, Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy, Empowering Women and Girls. Indianapolis Woman supplement. January, 2009